Oregon Health & Science University

RN, Interventional Radiology, PT, Days

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Part-Time
Job Type
ONA union represented
Interventional Radiology
Salary Range
Based on ONA contracted rates
Monday - Friday (variable days)
07:15 - 16:45
HR Mission
Drug Testable

Department Overview

Patients in Interventional Radiology are cared for by a multidisciplinary team including Registered Nurses, Interventional Radiology Technologists, and Interventionalists. The department is open Monday through Friday from 07:30 to 16:00 for routine and emergent cases and an on-call team is available 7 days a week for all cases after routine hours of operation.

Function/Duties of Position

Hiring Bonus and Relocation Package Available


The OHSU Clinical registered nurse (RN) provides compassionate, evidence-based, and efficient care to individuals, families, communities and patient populations. The Clinical RN's care delivery is consistent with the Oregon Nurse Practice Act, the ANA Scope and Standards of Practice, and the ANA Code of Ethics. The Clinical RN demonstrates the professional role obligations of scientist, leader, and knowledge transferor [Onsomble Model of the Professional Role™]. Professional accountability enriches the Clinical RN's engagement as a leader in promoting an inter-professional culture of collaborative decision-making, innovation, life-long learning, and teamwork. The Clinical RN exemplifies the principles of a Culture of Safety by committing to a Just Culture, a Reporting Culture, a Learning Culture, and an Engaged Informed Culture.


Required Qualifications

Minimum requirements for all RNs. 

  • Current, unencumbered Oregon RN license
  • Current BLS required at time of hire
  • Current ACLS required at time of hire

Nursing Education: 

  • Associate or Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing from a program accredited by Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (CNEA)
  • BSN preferred
  • Associate Degree Nurses required to enroll in BSN program within 3 years of hire and complete within 5 years of hire.   

Department Specific Requirements (competencies, equipment, certifications, etc.):

  • Minimum 2 year Critical Care, ED, Procedural experience
  • Confidence to work next to and communicate directly with physicians throughout the shift
  • Excellent communication skills including active listening, the ability to engage with a diverse set of patient populations, and success with conflict management
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team while being collaborative in resolving problems
  • Ability to successfully navigate complex patient care coordination needs independently
  • Serve as a role model in supporting and promoting OHSU’s vision and mission
  • Efficient time management to effectively move patients through the system

Working Conditions: 

  • Ability to lift, bend, stoop, reach, carry, push, pull and walk throughout the work period.   Able to lift 35 lbs independently.  Complies with the safe patient mobilization policy when lifting or positioning dependent patients, including using mechanical lifts and coordinating the assistance of other personnel.   
  • Must be able to use all senses: seeing, hearing, touching, smelling, and speaking.  Reasonable accommodations include  corrective lenses and/or hearing aids
  • The work environment carries risk of exposure to human tissue/fluids and radiation. 
  • Must be able to deal with competing needs and priorities of internal and external customers, including making correct judgments ensuring safe conditions for patients, families, and other personnel. 
  • Use of all hospital approved clinical equipment. Significant use of computers, copiers, multi-line phones, and fax. 
  • Ability to stand up to 6 hours without sitting
  • Ability to wear up to 20 lbs of leaded aprons for entire shift.
  • Fast paced admit/recovery environment, with often competing priorities and quick turn-over of patients.
  • Must have the ability to change work location based upon procedure volumes and staffing needs.   
  • Assignment includes IR procedures, 6 procedure labs, inpatient, day patient, outpatient workflows, and two work sites (South Waterfront/CHH2 as well as the 11A unit of the Main OHSU Hospital).
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation

Department Specific Working Conditions:

  • Requires the ability to ride the Arial tram throughout the day
  • Requires the ability to tolerate moving throughout entire shift
  • Requires the flexibility to stay focused and have your assignment changed several times throughout your shift
  • Requires weekend and after hours call and ability to report to work within 30 min of being called – not required for Resource RN

Preferred Qualifications

Department Specific Preferences (competencies, certifications, etc.):

  • Experience with caring for patients undergoing procedures and associated complications
  • Knowledge/experience with radiation safety, fluoroscopy
  • Knowledge/experience related to IR procedures including GIB, stroke, and trauma
  • Experience as a Charge RN in a related setting (ICU/ED)
  • Experience as a member of a Shared Governance council or committee
  • Able to quickly and accurately assess patients’ conditions
  • Able to efficiently handle emergencies and remain calm in stressful situations
  • Maintain a professional demeanor at all times
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • High emotional intelligence and able to effectively direct self
  • Attention to detail and time management skills
  • Comfort managing and prioritizing competing demands
  • Skillful at working with different personalities
  • Effective at working within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Able to provide constructive feedback to colleagues
  • Effective at soliciting feedback from peers and engage in conflict resolution
  • Able to use creative solutions to solve problems: find a way to say yes
  • 8 hours annual stroke education required

Additional Details

Usual Orientation Time:  

  • 12 weeks
    • First 8 weeks with preceptor
    • Final 4 weeks, independent daily practice with buddy call

*Bonus Disclaimer: current RN employees at OHSU, Adventist Medical Center in Portland or Hillsboro Medical Center are not eligible for the hiring bonus.

All are welcome

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.

As an organization devoted to the health and well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.


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